Department of Numbers

St. George, Utah Job Growth

There were 60,800 jobs in St George, Utah in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,550 employed persons for the month. St George lost 500 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 283 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St George job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 60,800 -500 +1,800
CPS 65,550 -283 +2,266

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

St George, Utah Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for St George as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for St George, Utah

CES employment for St George peaked in September 2016 at 61,700. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in St George according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,833 for St George in November 2016. 283 jobs have been lost in St George since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

St George, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 60,800 -500 65,550 -283
November 2016 61,300 -100 65,833 397
October 2016 61,400 -300 65,436 245
September 2016 61,700 400 65,191 577
August 2016 61,300 200 64,614 419
July 2016 61,100 300 64,195 106
June 2016 60,800 200 64,089 -6
May 2016 60,600 400 64,095 192
April 2016 60,200 -200 63,903 60
March 2016 60,400 300 63,843 523
February 2016 60,100 400 63,320 68
January 2016 59,700 700 63,252 -32